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Verizon Wireless Announces Major North Carolina Hiring Push

Stocks in this article: VZ

RALEIGH, N.C., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless is adding 89 full-time customer specialists and retail employees before April 1. The positions will be based across North Carolina, and interested candidates may apply online by visiting the Verizon Wireless website at www.vzwcareers.com [1] .

The new positions offer competitive salaries and benefits, including health care coverage that begins on the first day of employment, and participation in the company's 401 (k) program with a dollar-for-dollar match of up to six percent of an employee's salary contribution.

Verizon, which employs 2,600 North Carolinians, offers tuition reimbursement, adoption assistance and annual bonuses. The company promotes work/life balance by offering lactation rooms for new mothers, on-site college courses, education study rooms, dining facilities and state-of-the-art fitness centers staffed with personal trainers.

Verizon Wireless has been named one of the best companies for working moms by Working Mother for thirteen straight years. Computer World lists Verizon Wireless as one of the "100 Best Places to Work in IT."

"Verizon Wireless is a growing company in an exciting industry, and we are expanding here in North Carolina," said Jerry Fountain, president of the Carolinas/ Tennessee region for Verizon Wireless. "We are committed to offering resources to all our employees that help them enjoy work and grow their careers without sacrificing the things that are most important to their families."

Verizon Wireless actively recruits military veterans.

"Veterans return home every day and have to begin new lives as civilians," said Michele Brookshire of Verizon's Talent Acquisitions Team. "Verizon recruiters are trained to understand the value of a candidate's military experience. We believe those sometimes intangible skills add value to our company and help a veteran to thrive in a team environment like ours."

About Verizon Wireless

Verizon Wireless operates the nation's largest and most reliable 4G LTE and 3G networks.  As the largest wireless company in the U.S., Verizon Wireless serves 102.8 million retail customers, including 96.8 million retail postpaid customers.  Verizon Wireless is wholly owned by Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ).  For more information, visit www.verizonwireless.com.   For the latest news and updates about Verizon Wireless, visit our News Center at http://news.verizonwireless.com  or follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/VZWNews.  



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